Award-winning singer, Simi has apologised for suggesting that having tribal marks amounts to being stupid in the lyrics of her version of the trending #FvckYouChallenge.
In her now-edited video, Simi used the words, “Shey mo kola ni” the Yoruba slang expression for “am I stupid?”.
Tribal marks model, Adetutu OJ was at the forefront of the criticism that trailed the video as she took to social media to state that she felt offended and turned off by the continuous use of the words “shey mo kola ni” by Yoruba people.
She wrote on social media, “Guys I had to bring down
It’s an old Yoruba ‘joke’, but I never acknowledged how insensitive it is. It offended some and I shouldn’t have used it. Lots of unlearning to do. We should remember to be sensitive and emphatic to others,
Simi went on to share on Twitter, “I don’t want this to